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and the united states agreed to one-on-one nuclear talks. joining me, we have alli a blogger and marie slaughter, professor of politics and affairs at princeton and the former policy planner for obama state department. joe sestak from pennsylvania, three star admiral for the clinton national security council and former speech writer for condoleezza rice. the defining moment of tuesday night's presidential debate came between president obama and mitt romney on last month's attack in benghazi, libya. the issue was seen as a slam dunk for romney, but quickly turned into a political disaster. >> the day after the attack, governor, i stood in the rose garden and i told the american people and the world that we are going to find out exactly what happened, that this was an act of terror. >> i think it was interesting, the president said on the day after the attack, he went into the rose garden and said this was an act of terror. you said in the rose garden, the day after the attack, it was an act of terror. it was not a spontaneous demonstration, is that what you are saying? is that what you are saying
, the politics and economics of energy policy is what's dominating things. in 2012 the united states is the largest fossil fuel producer on the planet and that means that we've got huge corporations here in the united states making a killing extracting fossil fuels and benefitting from the status quo. so they have mobilized an unprecedented political operation aided by citizens united so they saturate the air waves and inform citizens on the fossil fuel version of energy reality that is completely distanced from what we need to do because while it is clear that there are a lot of people that are employed by the fossil fuel industry, there are more americans that are harmed by the burning of fossil fuels and fossil fuels are going to become increasingly expensive. we no longer can afford the status quo from a consumer standpoint or from a climate standpoint. >> i'm not sure if i'm sold on the increasingly expensive particularly as natural gas is concerned because natural gas is -- what's happening with natural gas is remarkable. it's unlike anything i've ever seen in energy markets ev
have somebody of your own race that you're proud of being president of the united states, i applaud collin for standing with zblim this is why i'm not a republican anymore. this is a perfect example of -- and i say this on national tv. when john sununu's the gop poster boy and spokesman and he says stuff like that, that is why colin powell and people like myself and others, we're still -- you know, we may lean that way but we don't want to own it because of people like that. they're completely out of touch. talk about out of touch. you're supporting the president of the united states because he's black? maybe in 2008 i will admit when i voted for president obama, first democrat i ever voted for in my life, president obama, part of it was that he was african-american, i won't lie. it was history. i think all of us would own a piece of that, but the second time around he has a record now and to suggest that is just offensive. >> romney has a record. there's a degree to which the amount of con did he senion in sununu's attitude is so extraordinary. >> can i say this, every time people
>>> good morning from new york. aim chris hayes. five suspects arrived in the united states early this morning to face terrorism-related charges after being extradited from the u.k. in his weekly address president obama hit people on fighting to deregulate. right now it's my great pleasure to be joined by nobel prize winning economist, joseph stiglitz. the price of inequality, how today's divided society eng dangers our future. and joy reid. dedrick muhammad and msnbc contributor karen hunter formerly of the new york and daily news editorial board. now a distinguished lecturer at the film and lecture department at hunter college. mitt romney delivered what appeared to be a pretty stunning victory in the first presidential debate wednesday night. he did this by using a time tested tactic that came as a surprise because it usually happens during the conventions, moving to the middle. at times, romney even got to the left of the president simply by denying, disowning, or apparently abandoning many of the policies he has spent many of the last years competing with. if he was caught of
and brown, english speakers at a campaign rally with the president of the united states with the elevated subway line running by and the rental buildings dotting the background. this is as american as this image of miners in a coal country. these workers at an auto plant. it's an image you will never see as long as it's rational to ignore more than half the country. barack obama had to say about the electoral college of 2004, up next. managing my diabetes is part of my life, between taking insulin and testing my blood sugar... is this part of your life? freestyle lite test strips? why, are they any... beep! wow, that hardly needs any blood! yeah... and the unique zipwik tab targets the blood and pulls it in. so easy. freestyle lite needs just a third the blood of onetouch ultra. really? yep, which is great for people who use insulin and test a lot. max and i are gonna run out and get them right now. or you can call or click today and get strips and a meter free. test easy. try the #1 gastroenterologist recommended probiotic. align. align naturally helps maintain digestive balance. ♪ ooh
that the transgression of entering the country is against the part of the law in the united states code how you enter the country and people have broken a law. this is a straight forward description. undocumented, that carries its own. it's doing its own work. undocumented is neutral as well. undocumented communicates, it has its own affect, which is to communicate this as bureaucratic. this is an oversight, if you are undocumented. >> so, the issue really concerns all americans. using language correctly. i'm going to ask you a question, chris. >> please. >> do you know somebody who has broken the law? >> oh, yes. i don't think i know a single person who has not broken a law. i think it's true of every american. >> say you have a friend whose broken the law driving, broken the law in terms of not paying taxes, broken the law in terms of being a bad father, delinquent father and not paying child support. now, your friends are an illegal driver, illegal taxpayer and illegal father. no. i do what jose does. it is not a latino issue or immigrant issue. frankly, it's not even an american issue. it's a wor
over 10,000 associates throughout the united states. these companies didn't just make money, but a major social benefit. >> i think that's why the emphasis is on the campaign when they were doing more start up funding of new ideas. it comports to our idea of how american capitalism can work as opposed to debt refinance restructuring. there's destruction i would like you to talk about. there's lower prices for people starting small businesses and need the supplies. there are a lot of small businesses getting put out of business because they can't compete. in 1997 there were 6,000 office stores compared to 13,000 years earlier. in a new york times article, he described the staples plan. what they saw in the business plan is summed up as a classic category killer like toys "r" us. i'm not saying mom and pop shops have a special elevated spiritual status, but the kind of consolidation is what we have seen in amazon and walmart. we don't have mom and pop retailers doing that kind of thing. >> interestingly, i'm a venture capitalist trying to create jobs in other countries. amazin
that will -- you know, we have cops outside embassies in the united states and so since there wasn't really a properly constituted libyan government, the role was given to the militia which were also overrun. >> right. i mean, look. big picture there's a cost in these interventions and the cost is always high and it's always unpredictable. you don't know when it's going to rear its ugly head. in terms of if one is responsible for protecting people within a facility, i've been in that position having been in charge of bureaus. we had one incident in baghdad where there was a sticky bomb outside the bureau. we raised the red alarm -- the red flags about it and then three weeks later the entire base and infrastructure was blown up. that was a situation in libya where you had different incidents. the state department should have responded. when your guys in the field are saying we're under threat, you have to respond. >> that might be the obama administration's main mistake in libya, it was presented as a simple story. >> the president and vice president shouldn't be being briefed. >> when he s
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